Collection of poems and stories written between 1990 and 2000. During this time I lived in the Aboriginal enclave of Redfern in Sydney, hichhiked around Tasmania and lived in the forests of eastern Victoria, lived in Amsterdam as a squatter, spent 3 months in Morocco in search of the ghost of Brion Gysin, worked on farms in Spain, India and Thailand. I also travelled in Britain, Sweden and Germany, making music in the streets and staying in lots of strange places. In 1995 I was part of a... Topics: poetry, vagabond, Rainbow, feral
This is the Saturday night (22 April 2006) performance of the Australian psych-folk-freak collective Brothers of the Occult Sisterhood at Terrastock 6, Providence RI. Mission Unpossible Topic: free psych noise folk
Live recording of loose collaborative group from the North West coast of Sweden. Sound reminiscent of Ozric Tentacles or a very jammed out Grateful Dead. Members of The Spacious Mind, The Holy River Family Band, Funkservice International and NaDa BaBa. Topic: psychedelic
A collection of collaborations made between 2001 and 2013 with Jim Barrett, Adil Fadi (Funkservice International) and Erik Emanuelsson (Acid Folk, @Jaetten). The basis for each of these tracks is the didgeridoo, but the instrument is heavily sampled, remixed or processed in each. From sampling and looping, to performances in an acoustic chamber to processing using custom made digital tools, the didgeridoo is reconfigured in these tracks to bring new life to its amazing sounds. Topics: Didgeridoo, Trance, Acid Folk, Collaboration
A vision to accompany the didgeridoo remix track Fire from the first musicyourmindwillloveyou (www.mymwly.blogspot.com) Sounds Surround Us compilation (2005). Layers of didgeridoo, drumming, clap sticks and spoken word swirl around the growing fire. Topics: didgeridoo, trance, tribal, mymwly, remix
Surreal loop of vision through sandy pine forest road in north of Sweden. Sound is from upcoming CD on Australian independant freak label 'musicyourmindwillloveyou' records (http://www.mymwly.blogspot.com/). Inspired by Fluxis and Surrealist visual experiments. The sound is a trance derangement of voices, didgeridoo, samples and drums. Topics: didgeridoo, trance, surrealist
Recorded at a Durga Temple near Nagwa Ghat in Varanasi India in August 1996. A group of about 30 devotees sing the Rama Sita Bhajan accompanied by a dholak. One of the devotees told me they were all very "fond of God".
De:tune Järva was a project run by Tensta Konsthall (http://www.tenstakonsthall.se/) in Stockholm Sweden, where Tarek Atoui (b. 1980) led a group of musicians in a series of improvised collaborations. Under the direction of Tarek Atoui (Lebanon/France) a group of 20 musicians representing a broad cultural and ethnic set of traditions was brought together and trained in both improvised musical composition and performance. The group performed three times at the Stockholm Music and Arts festival... Topics: Tensta, Järva, Tarek Atoui, Stockholm, Improvisation, Collaboration
This is a one hour segment of a three day Yama Durga Puja. The first few seconds is audio from one of the many irrigation channels that direct the snow melt from the mountains down to the cultivated valleys in Ladakh. The ceremony took place at Diskit Gompa in the north east of Ladakh (part of India) in the Nubra Valley. Diskit Gompa is a monastery of the Dge-lugs-pa or Yellow Hat sect of Tibetan Buddhism. The ceremony took place in September 1996. Diskit Gompa was built by Changzem Tserab... Topic: Buddhism, Yama, Ladakh, Gompa, Tibet, Dge-lugs-pa, Yellow Hat, Dalia Lama,
Amazing drummer, dancer and storyteller Bonus M. Diallo leads the sound on this live recording from 10th October 2009 at Nocks Night Club as part of African Story Week in Skellefteå, Sweden. Bonus (Senegal) plays djembe and sings, along with Jim Barrett (Australia) who plays didgeridoo, and Adil Fadi (Morocco) who plays percussion. Topics: Djembe, Didgeridoo, Fusion, Africa, Australia, Morocco, Senegal
Psychedelic didgeridoo with bells, clap sticks, voices, birdsong and the sound of coins being tossed in the hat. Busking in the street in the north of Sweden (Umea) with three tunes played. Summer 2008. Dedicated to the memory of Didgeridoo Master Alan Dargin (1967-2008). Topics: didgeridoo, yidaki, Nada Baba, busking, street arts, psychedelic, accoustic trance
Four 30 second film extract from 1920's Surrealists film experiments from the collection of the Pompidou Center, Two 30 second films of Paris Street life in 2004; the skyline from atop la butte montmartre and the carousel at the Abbesses Metro. Topics: Surrealism, Paris, La Butte Montmartre, carousel, Abbesses
6Majik9 on 'The Human Hand' are creating surreal symphonies to disorientation. Starting with words, speech overlapping, manipulation of vinyl it then evolves into strummed acoustic density, playing chords not recognizable in this dimension. Guttural non-verbalized calls and exhortations sit in the background evoking the indescribable. Fuzz guitars, clattering percussion, bass that empties brains of reason. Speech from those not-quite alive seethe over broken melodies, spurts of stomach... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: New Folk, Mystical, Space drone, Psych, Psychedelic, Noise, Tribal, Durge, Trance
Recorded in the far north of Sweden in June-August 2005 this is the second CD by NaDa Baba (the first is Yidaki Mind Tree, also on the Internet Archive). It was released on Music Your Mind Will Love You records and remains available there in a hand made case. Review from Unbroken Circle: http://www.theunbrokencircle.co.uk/special_features-mandrake_screams_3.htm On their second release 'Ambient Time Arm', the primitive Australian soundscapes of NaDa BaBa take us back not decades but hundreds of... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: didgeridoo, tribal, trance, soul medicine, drone, visuals, sitar, drums, poetry, bells, samples,...
This is compilation of contempory didgeridoo music from around the planet. Mixing influences from jazz, techno, soul, funk, world music, noise and trance. It functions as a tribute to the ancient instument of the northern Australian Aborginal nations; the Yidaki. Known by many as the didgeridoo. Artists features in the compilation- WORLD DIDGERIDOO VIBES: Didgespiral Didgespiral is Tomas Bown. He's from Chile but live now in the US. He started playing around 1998 . When he heard the sound for... ( 1 reviews ) Topic: Didgeridoo, Yidaki, Fusion, Compilation, Didgespiral, Yooralla, Dave Johnston, Joseph Carringer,...